Coard Name Meaning

English: from Old French corde ‘string’, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of cord or string, or a nickname for an habitual wearer of decorative ties and ribbons. French: variant of Couard, a derogatory nickname from Old French couard ‘coward’, ‘poltroon’, a compound of coe ‘tail’ + the pejorative suffix -ard.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Cord, Coward, Corda, Card, Board, Coad, Chard, Court, Gard, Codd

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Coard Family Origin

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Coard Family Occupations

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  • Bankers Clerk

    17%
  • Boot Machinist

    17%
  • Clerk Timber Merchant

    17%
  • Coach Painter Labr

    17%

In 1881, Bankers Clerk, Boot Machinist and Clerk Timber Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coard. A less common occupation for the Coard family was Coach Painter Labr. The most common Coard occupation in the UK was Bankers Clerk. 17% of Coard's were Bankers Clerks.

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Coard Historical Records

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Coard Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Coard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Coard in 1951 was 40, and 60 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coard

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